WorldCat Identities

Oldfield, Barney 1878-1946

Works: 30 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 497 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Short films  Drama  Slapstick comedy films  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Photographs  Portraits 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barney Oldfield
The speed kings : Earl Cooper and Teddy Tetzlaft( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rivalry between real life racers, Cooper and Teztlaff, for Ford's daughter Mabel leads to a showdown to win her hand. Includes footage filmed at the Santa Monica Road Race, held August 9, 1913
Barney Oldfield's race for a life( Visual )

4 editions published in 1913 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is abducted which leads to an extended chase with the Keystone Kops in pursuit. This mixture of suspense melodrama and comedy was conceived to take advantage of Oldfield's skills as a racing driver
Blonde comet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beverly Blake (Virginia Vale) is the "Blonde Comet," a fierce female race car driver playing in a man's world. Beverly meets her match -- on and off the course -- in the arms of fellow daredevil driver Jim Flynn (Robert Kent.) He tries to curb Beverly's ambition but her zeal for professional success puts the brake on romance
Mabel Normand comedies, Volume 2( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent film comedies starring Mabel Normand. Troublesome Secretaries: Betty and Ralph are in love but daddy must never know! Mabel Saves Her Darlings: Mabel's two rival suitors enlist in the Civil War, but Mabel must come to their rescue. Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life: Barney must race a train to save Mabel who has been tied to the railroad tracks by the villain. Fatty and the Bathing Beautities: Fatty saves Mabel when she is launched by evil Harry in a hot air balloon. Muddled in Mud: The villain drains the lake down to its muddy bottom as Mabel tries to escape from him in a boat
The first auto : a romance of the last horse and the first horseless carriage by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hank Armstrong, an essentially old-fashioned man, is a lover of horses and resents the new invention of the 'horseless carriage' for which his son, Bob, has a particular fondness. When his son takes an interest in automobile racing, Hank disowns him and tinkers with a racing car so that it will explode, not knowing his son is to be the driver. Although Bob is not seriously hurt, Hank is cured of his hatred of automobiles, while Bob wins the love of Rose, the girl of his dreams"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Mabel Normand films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabel and Fatty viewing the World's Fair at San Francisco: Mabel & Fatty tour the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. Score for this short is based on music originally written for the 1915 World's Fair. Barney Oldfield's race for a life: villainous Ford Sterling chains Mabel to the railroad track! A muddy romance: rivals vie for Mabel's hand in Keystone fashion. Includes the complete final sequence. It has been said this title contains the first "pie in the face" ever filmed. Saved from himself: a young clerk is saved from dishonor by his sweetheart's influence. He did and he didn't: Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Wm. Jefferson, Al St. John. Fatty and Mabel spend "their usual evening" together in this unique offering
Race for a life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A melodrama in which Barney Oldfield helps to save a girl tied to the railroad tracks
Papers of Arthur Hawkins by Arthur Hawkins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The name at the top of this card is either the subject of a dry point caricature by Hawkins or one of his correspondents. For more information please consult the main entry card
Keystone tonight! : Mack Sennett comedies( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mack Sennett's influence as producer and director at the Keystone Studios refined the comedic art form. This volume presents a sampling of rare treats from Sennett's incubator of comic insanity, and offers a composite image of the "Sennett style."
Barney Oldfield's book for the motorist by Barney Oldfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Los Angles, CA.] by Barney Oldfield( )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tribute to Bingham
Athletes on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Speed kings( Visual )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mack Sennett comedy filmed at an auto race in Los Angeles in 1913, featuring two racing stars of the day, Earl Cooper and Teddy Tetzlaff. A father has promised his daughter's hand to Cooper, but the girl has a mind of her own. Featured in small bits are Roscoe Arbuckle and the famed racing star Barney Oldfield
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Alternative Names
Barney Oldfield Amerikaans coureur (1878-1946)

Barney Oldfield corridore automobilistico americano

Barney Oldfield coureur américain

Barney Oldfield Piloto de carreras estadounidense

Barney Oldfield US-amerikanischer Rennfahrer

Nolan, William F. Barney Oldfield 1878-1946

Oldfield, Berna Eli 1878-1946

Барни Олдфилд


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